Energy, Mines and Resources

Energy, Mines & Resources

Research Forest Open House

Wednesday, July 18
1 to 6 p.m.
North Klondike Highway, 1 km north of the Takhini River bridge.

Free activities: 

  • Bring your bike and try our new skills park and the 1.5 km bike trail
  • Take a walk on one of our trails
  • Talk to our staff about our current research projects
  • Try geo-caching
  • Kids can play in our forest-themed playground

Find out more about the research forest >>>


Currently seeking members for the Dawson Regional Land Use Planning Commission

The Yukon government is looking to nominate 3 people for a 3-year term on the Commission. The Commission is being re-established and will consist of 6 appointees (3 from Government of Yukon, 3 from Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in). These members will guide the land use planning process for the Dawson Region in the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Traditional Territory.


You can now get a personal firewood permit online

We have launched our new online service for Forest Resources Permits to cut firewood for personal use. The permit is free and authorizes you to cut up to 25 m3 (11 cords) of firewood for uses such as heating your home. Failure to have a permit or carry it with you when cutting or transporting wood can result in fines, confiscation of the wood and other charges.


Seeking feedback on regulating resource roads

The Government of Yukon is seeking public input on the development of a regulation to manage resource roads in the territory.

The regulation would enable the territorial government to effectively regulate all phases of resource roads in an environmentally responsible manner, including construction, use, maintenance, closure and decommissioning.

The period for input ends on July 23, 2018.


Energy, Mines and Resources news

Dawson Regional Land Use Planning Commission being formed
July 9, 2018 - Yukon and Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in governments seek nominees to re-establish the Dawson Regional Land Use Planning Commission.

Zoning Committee to be formed for Shallow Bay area
June 7, 2018 - The Government of Yukon and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council are working towards new zoning regulations in the Shallow Bay area.

Government of Yukon seeking input for Agriculture Policy
May 29, 2018 - The territorial government is updating its agriculture policy and is seeking your input.